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Sport Who is your pick as Team India's next coach?
Author: 0 Who is your pick as Team India's next coach?

Ravi Shastri had previously worked as Team India director, before Kumble became Indian coach previous year. In keeping with the India captain wishes of having Shastri as coach, two days after Anil Kumble made a decision to quit (that is last Friday), the BCCI extended the deadline to apply for the post of Head Coach till July 9, paving the way for the former India all-rounder to apply for the most coveted position in coaching in the cricket world.

Sport Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP; Rockets, Bucks take 2 awards
Author: 0 Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP; Rockets, Bucks take 2 awards

The MVP debate raged on the entire regular season, but the Oklahoma City Thunder star hit new heights in 2016-17, averaging a triple-double for the entire season, a feat not seen since 1962 when Oscar Robertson did it. "A lot of people have written me off, which is great because it's going to make me work even harder", Howard said during his introductory news conference.

Sport Portugal, Mexico reach Confed Cup semifinals
Author: 0 Portugal, Mexico reach Confed Cup semifinals

Cristiano Ronaldo gets on the scoresheet as Portugal reach the Confederations Cup semi-finals with a 4-0 victory over New Zealand . In another Group A match, Mexico knocked out hosts Russia of the Confederation Cup 2017 with a 2-1 victory taking benefit of very bad Russian defense on Saturday.

Author: 0 Confederations Cup: Cameroon Campaign Ends With Germany Defeat

But even then Roldan did not come up with the right outcome as he simply switched the colour of midfielder Siani's card from yellow to red. Not only did Germany secure a semi-final position, coach Joachim Löw celebrated a massive landmark in the process, which was his 100 victory after taking over the position from Jurgen Klinsmann in 2006.

Sport Athletics - Schippers wins, disqualified and then reinstated
Author: 0 Athletics - Schippers wins, disqualified and then reinstated

But the 31-year-old American athlete's challenge simply fell away in the closing 80 metres as he drifted all the way back to eighth. "It was really great doing it here at Bislett,"he eventually said". It was a night to remember for the boy whose parents Susan Tooby and Geoff Wightman - also his coach - were both successful worldwide marathon runners.

Sport Boston Celtics trade number one pick to Philadephia 76ers
Author: 0 Boston Celtics trade number one pick to Philadephia 76ers

The Celtics worked out Tatum Monday as well. However, 76ers president Bryan Colangelo is unapologetic about being in position to draft the player he covets. The first part of the trade is straightforward: The Celtics swapped the first pick in this year's draft for the third pick in this year's draft. The Celtics have been linked with either Josh Jackson of Kansas or Jayson Tatum of Duke at No 3, although multiple media outlets reported the team may be willing to deal the pick.

Author: 0 Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK to let go'

The crowd erupted into cheers and clapping as the girl was rushed by staff to an awaiting golf-buggy to take her for medical treatment. "The safety of our guests and team members is our top priority, and out of an abundance of caution, the ride will remain closed while we conduct a thorough internal review", she said.

Author: 0 Arsenal defender Chambers: England Euro semi final has extra 'edge' against Germany

Boothroyd said: "History would suggest they don't need to practice but we certainly do - we've been practicing since May". "This is the sort of issue that we have". "If someone said to me on Wednesday morning if we've lost, "Well done for getting to the semi-final" then I won't like that". "That's the image I want to give off".

Sport Floyd Mayweather starts mind games ahead of Conor McGregor boxing showdown
Author: 0 Floyd Mayweather starts mind games ahead of Conor McGregor boxing showdown

Ironically, McGregor has hired one of Pacquiao's main sparring partners, Dashon Johnson, in his quest to take down the undefeated Mayweather . I sleep people. You can't take anybody lightly. "Really we haven't seen anything in modern history that resembles it, it's impossible to predict how many sales this will do".

Author: 0 No recent effort by Celtics to add Jimmy Butler, per Danny Ainge

Tatum said he stayed in contact with Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski throughout the draft process, and it was Coach K who encouraged him to take the Celtics up on their last-minute invitation. If things go as planned it would be the most players chosen in the 1st round from local ACC schools since 2012 when six were chosen led by North Carolina star Harrison Barnes.

Sport Cristiano Ronaldo accused of €14.7m tax fraud
Author: 0 Cristiano Ronaldo accused of €14.7m tax fraud

The Spain prosecutor has filed four counts of tax fraud against the Real Madrid star. As per mirror.co.uk, the prosecutor's office, in a statement , said Ronaldo had knowingly used a "business structure" created in 2010 to hide his income in Spain from his image rights.

Sport You can now play Pokemon GO Raid Battles at level 25
Author: 0 You can now play Pokemon GO Raid Battles at level 25

When a raid is about to happen , an egg will appear at a gym, with a countdown replacing the Pokemon assigned to guard the gym. If you are on the 35th level, you are eligible to get into the battle. With the new gym update , free Pokecoins have been tweaked, and in many ways made better: for every ten minutes one of your Pokemon defends a gym, you get one coin.

Author: 0 Sixers looking to sign Joel Embiid to contract extension this summer

No. 1 overall draft pick Markelle Fultz made his first error as an National Basketball Association player on Instagram, posting a pre-made advertisement on his account. That a new position has been invented was itself a story: Ball carrier. Markkanen is a solid stretch-four who can really shoot it, so he's a solid pickup.

Sport Nobody is indispensable - Figo thinks Real Madrid could cope with Ronaldo exit
Author: 0 Nobody is indispensable - Figo thinks Real Madrid could cope with Ronaldo exit

The former United star has a release clause of one billion euros ($1.12 billion) written into his Real Madrid contract, having signed a five-year deal in November 2016. Ronaldo is with Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation and has not said anything about his future since the " A Bola " story was published.

Author: 0 Nintendo Considering Re-Releases Of Other Wii U Games On Switch

He said that "Given the install base of Wii U , there was some fantastic content that consumers did not get to play". So much so that Nintendo is contending with Apple for components to make the Switch . When questioned about the rationale behind shutting down fan-made Metroid 2 reimagining , despite it being free to download and in the wake of Nintendo's own Metroid: Samus Returns coming to 3DS, he cited control of IP as the mitigating factor.

Sport Westbrook MVP of the regular season
Author: 0 Westbrook MVP of the regular season

Russell Westbrook is only the second player after Oscar Robertson to average a triple-double. One month later, Westbrook was named a finalist for the prestigious award along with Houston's James Harden and San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard .

Author: 0 5 things we learned from the Lions win over Chiefs

Against a weakened Chiefs team, the Lions played phase rugby, 20 at a time, sucking the energy out of their hosts in Hamilton . "I will probably go and see a bit of what Auckland has got to offer", said Daly. For a side that had every reason to feel a little jettisoned, unloved and unmotivated, they put it all out there and showed there is ample pride in the jersey.

Sport Daniel Ricciardo: Sebastian Vettel does not think before he acts
Author: 0 Daniel Ricciardo: Sebastian Vettel does not think before he acts

Lewis Hamilton has said he has no interest in discussing what happened between himself and Sebastian Vettel at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix and will instead do his "talking on the track". "Nothing happened, did it? By now the decision is done but, in an episode like this one, I still think that if you give out a penalty, then it should be to both drivers ".

Author: 0 Wimbledon seed not a motivating factor for imperious Federer in Halle

He earned a second break point with some deft volleying, which he pounced on to race through the first set in 24 minutes. Federer had words of affection for Zverev, who won their semifinal in Halle a year ago. He will now play local favourite Alexander Zverev , who beat Frenchman Richard Gasquet 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the other semi-final. Federer did not participate in the French Open after winning back to back titles, starting from the Australian Open , Indian Wells and then Miami .

Sport Pakistan qualify for ICC Champions Trophy final
Author: 0 Pakistan qualify for ICC Champions Trophy final

Up against an England team who had won all three games in the group stages, and that too pretty comprehensively, Pakistan could have easily thought: "Alright, we have come farther than most expected of us, so no shame in bowing out in the semifinals".

Author: 0 Sens. Susan Collins, Rand Paul express doubts about Senate health care bill

An estimated 15 million people would lose health care insurance in 2018 under a Senate proposal to repeal Obamacare , according to an estimate from the Congressional Budget Office released Monday. The Senate bill does not, but - as explained below - insurers could provide skimpier coverage in states that get waivers for essential health benefits.

Sport NBA Awards show: Giannis Antetokounmpo wins NBA Most Improved Player
Author: 0 NBA Awards show: Giannis Antetokounmpo wins NBA Most Improved Player

He averaged a career high in points (22.9), rebounds (8.8), and assists (5.4). Saric and Brogdon were unanimously selected to the first team, receiving all 100 first-team votes from a panel of sports writers and broadcasters. Brogdon played in 75 games for Milwaukee, starting 28 of them this season - including six of the Bucks' 2017 playoffs games He led all rookies in assists (4.2) and steals (1.1) per game, and finished second in field goal percentage beyond the arc as well as free-throw ...

Author: 0 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

In return, the Bulls received Zach LaVine , Kris Dunn , and the 7th overall pick, which turned out to be Lauri Markkanen from Arizona. Either the player doesn't fit the system or adds to a logjam at the position . "I'm looking to go in there and just learn from day one", he said of furthering his hoops education under Lakers head of basketball operations and legendary point guard, Magic Johnson .

Sport Pittsburgh Penguins win back to back Stanley Cup Championships
Author: 0 Pittsburgh Penguins win back to back Stanley Cup Championships

Crosby tallied eight goals and 19 assists in 24 games, eight more points than he had last postseason. Nashville , which received 14-1 odds, ousted Chicago in the first round before advancing to the Western Conference final and Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history.

Author: 0 Portugal and Mexico Through to Confederations Cup Semi-Finals

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo's 75th global goal helped lift Portugal to an easy 4-0 win over New Zealand on Saturday and into the Confederations Cup semifinals. Araujo headed the ball into the opposite corner, over goalkeeper Akinfeev. Igor Akinfeev was then left embarrassed as Lozano nipped in front of the Russian Federation goalkeeper to head in from the edge of the area on 52 minutes after a towering clearance caused chaos in the home defense.

Sport MLB Draft: Twins take shortstop at No
Author: 0 MLB Draft: Twins take shortstop at No

In the end, they selected California high school shortstop Royce Lewis, a compromise selection in some regard. For the past three seasons he played third base and center field while UCLA signee Chase Strumpf handled shortstop duties. He also has the foundations of a usable big-league changeup. Then it was McKay, another two-way star from Louisville, going fourth to the Rays as a first baseman.

Sport BJ Penn Now Winless In Last Six Fights, Defeated By Siver
Author: 0 BJ Penn Now Winless In Last Six Fights, Defeated By Siver

In a battle of 38-year-old featherweights, Siver looked fresher during the final five minutes, backing Penn into the fence and delivered leg kicks, spinning shots to the body and hard rights that seemed to almost topple Penn. Penn has made no official announcement whether or not he plans to continue fighting after suffering this latest setback in the UFC. The win was a big one for Siver, who hadn't emerged victorious since 2014, and had only won one of his previous five fights.

Author: 0 Draymond Green voted NBA's top defensive player

Draymond Green of the reigning champion Golden State Warriors was among the selections for the NBA All-Defensive First Team, the league announced Monday. He finished 11th among all rookies with 61 votes - two fewer than Dallas guard Yogi Ferrell, who named the last spot on the All-Rookie Second Team.

Author: 0 Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP

The six-time All-Star , who averaged a triple-double this past season, also led the National Basketball Association in total points scored, while averaging 31.6 points, 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists. The NBA will also reveal the winners of its defensive player of the year , rookie of the year , sixth man of the year , coach of the year and most improved player of the year honors.

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Author: 0 "I hope" Ronaldo returns to Man United

That same report reveals a prosecutor said he did not declare income from the use of his lucrative image rights in order to get an "illicit benefit". According to a court document seen by AFP, Di Maria will pay around two million euros to the Spanish authorities after pleading guilty to two counts of fraud committed in 2012 and 2013 when he was a Real Madrid player.